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chilli con carne

noun [C or U] UK (US chili con carne, chili) uk   /ˌtʃɪl.i.kɒnˈkɑː.ni/  us   /-kɑːnˈkɑːr-/ (also chilli)
a spicy dish of meat, onions, chillies or chilli powder, and usually beans:
Translations of “chilli con carne”
in Chinese (Traditional) 辣味肉豆…
in Chinese (Simplified) 辣味肉豆…
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